Today’s Top Stories 1. Claiming that the intifada is really a series of Israeli attacks on innocent Palestinians, PA President Mahmoud Abbas met with Fatou Bensouda, the head of the International Criminal Court, to urge that a preliminary investigation into so-called Israeli “war crimes” be put on a fast-track. 2. A Russian airliner crashed in…
“The Dueling Narratives of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” is an attempt to provide journalistic “balance” on a story where none exists.
It is part of a larger wave of biased reporting that sees “The Return of Casualty Figures as a Moral Barometer.” In other words, the simple belief that the side with the greater number of casualties is necessarily the side with the greater moral claim.
Nathan Thrall’s column in the New York Times is no more than propaganda.
Jerusalem and all of Israel face a wave of deadly terrorist attacks. Yet many in the media publish misleading headlines that highlight Israel’s reaction to terror, not the attacks.
While the desire to kill as many Jews as possible is still there, years of Israeli intelligence and military operations have removed the Palestinians’ ability to plan sophisticated deadly attacks from safe areas. They no longer have the ability to hold all of Israeli society hostage.
Our latest Watchdog of the Week is Elliot Chodoff who asks why a Foreign Policy magazine mailing fails to mention that it is Palestinians stabbing Israelis.
What’s Next: Israeli Settler Blunts Palestinian Teen’s Knife?
In an interview full of leading questions, the BBC’s Evan Davis asks Israeli politician Tzipi Livni whether she would describe her parents as terrorists.
Despite the headline in the New York Times, Khaled Koutineh, a 37 year old Palestinian, is not suspected of targeting an empty, Jerusalem bus stop